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Sheringham House

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Specialism: Adults with Learning disability, Mental Health and Autism and varying degrees of cognitive, physical, behavioural and emotional difficulties.

Details of Vacancies: No current vacancies.

Type of Service: 24 hour residential service

Age Range: 29 -64

Current Profile of Service: Sheringham House is a ten bedded detached house, with a large rear garden. It has a homely atmosphere with a communal lounge and dining room with all en suite bedrooms. There is a summer house within the grounds which is used as a sensory room for the individuals we support.

Hours Provided: The service provides staff throughout the day with two waking night staff

Focus of Service: The focus of the service is to provide 24 hour support and to enhance individual’s daily life. For individuals to gain a level of independence so that more choices can be available in their day to day life and to look at growing social networking within the local and wider community.

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Each service user has an individual activity plan tailored around their likes and dislikes and staff are happy to look into enabling any other activities that residents would like to take part in but which are not currently available. Activities include cookery and arts and crafts courses at Dartford College and supported work placements.

Others include swimming, bowling, trampolining, hydrotherapy, horse riding, walking, budgeting skills, trips to the cinema, theatre, concerts, discos and clubs. Service users also enjoy personal shopping trips, visiting local cafes and going out for meals.

Sheringham House is a five-minute walk from a parade of shops, local cafes, pubs and is close to bus routes. It has a homely atmosphere, with communal spaces including a lounge and dining room.

There are five bedrooms on the ground floor and five on the first, all with an en suite bath, wet room or shower. There is also a communal bathroom on the ground floor with a bath lift for service users with mobility issues. Outside, there is a very large, level garden with lawns, a sensory garden, an activity cabin, potting shed and a vegetable patch, along with a trampoline and swings.

The main train station is around two miles away and Gravesend is conveniently located for travel to London, with the East End around 25 miles away and central London approximately a one-hour journey by car or train. Sheringham House has its own MPV seven-seat vehicle as well as a disabled access car, which is able to take a wheelchair-user and three other people.

Julie is the manager of Sheringham House, Julie has worked at Sheringham House for over 12 years and in the care sector for 28 years.

Julie works with a staff team of 23 people that have well over one hundred years of care experience between them. The training they have gained are, Positive behaviour support training, Autism, and all mandatory training courses. Five staff have recently gained intensive interaction training, and all of the staff team have an NVQ2 or above and we have three staff members who are working towards there NVQ3. The team are proactive around person centred approaches and ensuring the people we support receive the best quality of care.

Sheringham House throw a surprise 40th Birthday party for Chris

Chris Brooke, who lives at Sheringham House, our residential service in Gravesend, recently celebrated his 40th Birthday.

New horizons for Christopher, from Sheringham House

When people say they could eat ‘anything’ they don’t normally mean it, but staff at Sheringham House know only too well that literally anything will be viewed as fair game by one of the autistic men they support.

Contact Sheringham House

  • 54 Old Road East, Gravesend, Kent DA12 1NR
  • 01474 329 807
  • 01474 328 285
  • Home Manager: Barham Julie
  • Regional Manager: Mark Welsby: 07866 787 847
  • Area Director: Victoria Hodgson: 0773 453 8156

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